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PGA Countersues Saudi-Backed LIV in Golf Antitrust Battle

  • LIV is accused of pushing players to breach PGA Tour contracts
  • Trial set for 2024 in antitrust case in San Jose, California
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The PGA Tour fired back against LIV Golf in a court battle between the tournament organizers, claiming the Saudi Arabia-backed upstart is competing unfairly by luring players with millions of dollars to breach their contracts.

LIV has “reportedly” committed to paying $100 million to $200 million and offered exorbitant upfront fees to draw popular golfers to its tournaments, according to a countersuit the PGA Tour filed Wednesday.